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Sunday, January 31, 2021 3-4pm Zoom presentation
Free event, Register Here
Celebrate the life and times of Marion Davies -- silent film actress, famed party hostess, and the original Beach House resident. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the Happy Birthday Marion zoom presentation celebration by the Annenberg Community Beach House and Santa Monica Conservancy.

Kick-off the celebration by making Marion’s Sunset at the Beach mocktail. Enjoy tales and tidbits about Marion and her circle with Santa Monica Conservancy docents. Get a glimpse into Marion’s Ziegfeld Follies days. Cut a rug doing the uptown lowdown in the privacy of your own home with music of the 20s and 30s with songstress Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys, and pianist Frederick Hodges. Let’s raise a glass and lift our spirits!

Registrants will receive an event zoom link and the recipe for Marion’s Sunset at the Beach mocktail.

Registration closes Saturday, January 30 at 3pm.


Beach House Update as of 12.11.2020
It's been a while, and we're still missing you! While everyone is staying safe, we're bringing the Beach House to you with #BeachHouseBliss, #GoldCoastMoments, and virtual Beach=Culture programs  follow us on Instagram or Facebook or sign up for our newsletter to stay in touch. 

Below is a guide of what is open to the public. We'll be back 
as a restorative place with refreshed recreational and cultural programs as swiftly as possible. Stay tuned and stay well!

Open - as of 12.11

  • Parking Lot 
  • Playground
  • Back on the Beach Café  
    • Separately operated, call café to confirm hours and services, 310.393.8282 
  • Beach Restrooms  
  • Water Fountain 
    • LACDPH recommends bringing your own water or water bottle to fill
  • Wi-Fi  
  • Beach, with accessible walkway


Closed - until further notice 

  • Volleyball courts 
  • Gated Area: includes courtyard, splash pad, view deck, Marion Davies Guest House, Gallery  
  • Guest Services
  • Pool & changing rooms
  • In-person programs

City of Santa Monica’s Health & Safety Requirements 

  • Face coverings are required.   
  • Stay at least 6 feet (2 meters) apart from others.  
  • Wash hands frequently.  
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.  
  • Stay home if you are sick.  

For City information as it becomes available, please check Re-opening is subject to change based on the County of Los Angeles Public Health orders and guidelines. For local COVID-19 updates, visit Sign up for daily updates at and emergency alerts by texting SMCOVID to 888-777. You can also follow TwitterFacebook, and Instagram. If you have additional questions, contact our COVID-19 hotline at or 310-458-8400.